Navigation Links
NJIT author to discuss newest book at Morris Museum on May 9
Date:5/1/2012

NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, author of Survival of the Beautiful (Bloomsbury Press, 2011) will present his revolutionary examination of the interplay between beauty, art and culture in evolution in a lecture May 9, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown. The talk is the last in a three-part lecture series exploring the intersection of art and science. Tickets are $15: To register, call 973.971.3706. Rothenberg will provide music with his lecture. Dessert and coffee will be served following the program.

Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution takes inspiration from Darwin's observations that animals have a natural aesthetic sense. Rothenberg probes why animals, humans included, have an innate appreciation for beautyand why nature is beautiful. The beauty of nature is not arbitrary, even if random mutation has played a role in evolution. What we can learn from the amazing range of animal aesthetic behaviorabout animals, and about ourselvesare just a few of the many questions the book raises.

In Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound (Basic Books, 2008), as well as the same-named CD, Rothenberg chronicled the rich, underwater universe of whale sound. To produce the material, Rothenberg traveled from Hawaii to Russia to play his bass clarinet while recording the sounds of whales in their native habitats. Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association, named the text one of the ten best science and technology books for 2008.

Why Birds Sing (Basic Books, 2005) was Rothenberg's first general interest book to examine bird song from the combined perspectives of science, music, and poetry and was the culmination of his interdisciplinary work since he began teaching at NJIT in 1992. Why Birds Sing has been published in the U.S., England, Australia, Italy, Germany, Spain, Korea, China, and Taiwan as both a book and compact disc.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sheryl Weinstein
973-593-3436
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Rutgers scholar authors definitive biography of reproductive medicine pioneer
2. BIO-key(R) Granted Patent to Secure Biometric Enrollments From Unauthorized Use
3. Springer author and advisory board member wins LOreal UNESCO Women in Science Award
4. Statement by Sandy Andelman, co-author of Drought sensitivity of the Amazon Rainforest
5. Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet
6. A complete view of complexity in science and society in a new authoritative reference work
7. French Authorities Give Sole Approval to GMAT Exam to Collect Biometric Data to Advance Security
8. BioMed Central partners with AuthorMapper
9. Science wins fight over evolution in schools, says Case Western Reserve University author
10. NSF authorizes $29 million for preliminary design of worlds deepest underground laboratory
11. NYSCF Fellow lead author on study that creates blood vessel cells from stem cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2016)... YORK , December 22, 2016 ... provider of secure solutions for the e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and ... subsidiary of SuperCom, has been selected to implement and deploy a ... in Northern California , further expanding its presence ... ...
(Date:12/16/2016)...   IdentyTechSolutions America LLC , a leading ... and a cutting-edge manufacturer of software and hardware ... seamless, integrated solutions that comprise IDT biometric readers ... provide IdentyTech,s customers with combined physical identification and ... and theft. "We are proud to ...
(Date:12/15/2016)... 15, 2016   WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company, announced today that on December 13, 2016, it ... The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC which acknowledged that, as ... WaferGen,s common stock had been at $1.00 or greater ... compliance with Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) of the Nasdaq Stock ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... , Jan. 24, 2017 Vivonoetics Inc., ... announced today that in partnership with Great Lakes ... to the Roche FIREFISH study.    ... respiratory insufficiency due to progressive respiratory muscle weakness ... the spinal cord. This weakness results in ineffective ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... Jan. 24, 2017 Reha Technology USA ... Boston . The need for Robotic technology in ... is widely accepted in the surgical space. Project Walk – ... to traditional therapy and adding technology to their continuum of care. ... higher gait training repetitions which has been shown to improve gait ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... , Jan. 24, 2017 Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. ... the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, is ... and a recent meeting with the U.S. Food and ... the clinical development of LevoCap ER (REL-1015, levorphanol extended ... new drug application (NDA) filing is achievable.   ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... 2017  Applied BioMath ( www.appliedbiomath.com ), ... drug research and development, today announced their ... and Next-Generation Biologics: Innovative Strategies for Optimally ... PhD, Senior Scientist at Applied BioMath will ... mechanistic determinants of antibody drug-conjugate pharmacokinetics using ...
Breaking Biology Technology: